Engineer - Solar PV

Posted 13 December 2022
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameNicolas Huebner

Job description

The Role:

  • You will manage the technical due diligence of new assets to be added to the IPP portfolio (wind farms, solar farms, energy storage systems): yield evaluations, plant design, grid connection, SCADA, certification, equipment supply and operation & maintenance (O&M) contracts, spare parts

  • You will support the IPP Asset Manager in assessing the technical performance of the IPP assets

  • You will provide the IPP Asset Manager with technical advice on required O&M or retrofit/upgrades measures for IPP assets as well as the IPP asset management strategy

  • You will critically review in-house or third-party plant design based on experience with IPP plants in operation; establish technical requirements for future plants

  • You will analyze technical failures in IPP assets and derive recommendations for the O&M and spare parts strategy of these plants as well as equipment supply and plant design for future assets

  • You will evaluate technical operational risks and opportunities of IPP assets

  • You will liaise with global, regional and local engineering departments on a regular basis reg. new plant design, major technical issues encountered, best-practice sharing, etc.

  • You will develop network of internal experts and external engineering services companies that can support IPP in specific technical issues at hand

  • You will contribute to enhancing best-practice methods, processes, knowledge management, internal tools & templates

The Individual:

  • Relevant degree in a technical/engineering area: mechanical, electrical, or civil engineering, site assessment

  • 5+ years of professional experience in engineering of renewable energy power plants (wind and/or solar farms)

  • Excellent English & German communication skills